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The challenge of balancing content and language

perceptions of Dutch bilingual education history teachers

Artikel

The role of subject teachers in content and language integrated learning (CLIL) has received little attention, since most research focuses on language learning results of students. This exploratory study aims to gain insight into the perceptions of Dutch bilingual education history teachers by comparing teaching CLIL with regular history teaching. We used questionnaires and interviews to collect data. Results show that bilingual education history teachers perceived their dual task as language and subject teachers to be challenging. Teaching in English also enriched their teaching skills and eventually had a positive influence on their level of job satisfaction.

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Reference Oattes, H., Oostdam, R., De Graaff, R., & Wilschut, A. (2018). The challenge of balancing content and language: perceptions of Dutch bilingual education history teachers. Teaching and Teacher Education, 70, 165-174. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.tate.2017.11.022
Published by  Kenniscentrum Onderwijs en Opvoeding 1 February 2018

Publication date

Feb 2018

Author(s)

Rick De Graaff